U.S. Out of State Total Cost Ranking

The Most Expensive Colleges in America by Out of State Total Cost for 2022

Most Expensive Colleges in America by Out of State Total Cost

The highest priced four year colleges in America are listed by one year's out of state total cost list price for the 2020/2021 school year. Total cost includes tuition, room and board or estimated off campus living expenses, books and supplies and other fees.

What is the most expensive college in America? Leading the colleges list is University of Chicago in Chicago with an out of state total cost of $79,356.

Academic Rating is a CollegeCalc rating of a college's overall academics and effectiveness. The score ranges from zero to one hundred, with fifty being the median for all eligible colleges. Dollar value is a measure of a school's academic rating compared with the average price paid by students. Colleges which are ranked "n/a" didn't report sufficient data to formulate a score. Learn more about our rating methodology.

All price data are reprinted from the U.S. Department of Education's 2020/2021 IPEDS Survey and reflect reported costs for the 2020/2021 academic year.

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America's Most Expensive Colleges by Out of State Total Cost
College Out of State Total Cost Rating Value
#61 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

New York, Private

$74,216 75 59
#62 Jewish Theological Seminary of America

New York, Private

$74,215 93 67
#63 Hamilton College

New York, Private

$74,170 94 97
#64 Drexel University

Pennsylvania, Private

$73,946 76 61
#65 Sarah Lawrence College

New York, Private

$73,940 78 63
#66 Northeastern University

Massachusetts, Private

$73,932 79 76
#67 Syracuse University

New York, Private

$73,846 NA NA
#68 Smith College

Massachusetts, Private

$73,784 NA NA
#69 Bucknell University

Pennsylvania, Private

$73,772 84 79
#70 Pomona College

California, Private

$73,594 NA NA
#71 Villanova University

Pennsylvania, Private

$73,535 84 78
#72 Gettysburg College

Pennsylvania, Private

$73,460 NA NA
#73 Stevens Institute of Technology

New Jersey, Private

$73,412 77 63
#74 Harvard University

Massachusetts, Private

$73,291 99 99
#75 Vanderbilt University

Tennessee, Private

$73,022 96 98
#76 Lafayette College

Pennsylvania, Private

$73,005 87 94
#77 Babson College

Massachusetts, Private

$72,996 80 87
#78 Macalester College

Minnesota, Private

$72,775 81 83
#79 Bentley University

Massachusetts, Private

$72,735 81 59
#80 Mount Holyoke College

Massachusetts, Private

$72,638 82 90